The Aztecs

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  • 1325

    The Aztecs arrive in Mesoamerica

    The Aztecs arrive in Mesoamerica
    The Aztec arrived in the 13th century in Mesoamerica and created their empire starting with Tenochtitlan.
  • 1427

    The Sun Stone

    The Sun Stone
    The Sun Stone, called a calendar, actually was a solar disk that shows leadership and different gods.
  • 1428

    The Triple Alliance

    The Triple Alliance
    In an effort to control the Mexico basin, a secret agreement between Tenochtitlan, Texcoco, and Tlacopan was constructed.
  • 1487

    Templo Mayor

    Templo Mayor
    A large Mexica temple in what is now the historic center of Mexico City; it was built over a 100 year span by expansion.
  • 1521

    The Aztec decline

    The Aztec decline
    The Spanish, under the command of Hernan Cortes, overthrew the Aztec empire and captured Tenochtitlan bringing an end to the Aztec civilization.